One of the best things about our NETFLIX membership is that there's a good number of TV series you can see anytime you want through this service.  We get the subscription for a single movie at a time, but even that gives us unlimited access to the selection that is available over the internet. 

We bought the ROKU player from them for a hundred bucks, but you can also use a PS3 or XBox to view them on TV.  If you are considering a Blu-Ray player, some of them have the capacity to stream Netflix to your TV as well.  Wal-Mart has a Blu-Ray right now for $150 bucks that will do that, and I wish we'd known about it before we got the Roku, as it would have killed two birds with one stone (and saved us about $50).  What's more, Pat has PS3 at school, so he can watch movies there on our account (I don't know if that's an intentional feature, but he's been doing it for over a year and we've not been told to stop it yet.).

Among the series we revisit or play catch up on:

Buffy- the ENTIRE series
Angel- the ENTIRE series
Dr. Who- selected storylines for Doctors 1-7 and the ENTIRE series 9 and 10
Spartacus: Blood and Sand- this becomes available the day the episode airs on STARZ
Dollhouse- Haven't watched it yet, but the ENTIRE series is available
Firefly- the ENTIRE series
Sanctuary- Season 1
Xena- the ENTIRE series
Hercules- the ENTIRE series
Primeval- the ENTIRE series
Torchwood- the ENTIRE series
LOST- Seasons 1-5
Dresden Files-the ENTIRE series
Various MST3K episodes

And many more, both genre and otherwise.

Truth to tell, any more we're paying for the service more for online function than for the DVDs.

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I hear you...we do the same.

We are streaming through the Wii and love it. I also love all the old series magnum pi that large portions of seasons available, they allow me to indulge in some nostalgia I might have not otherwise for a reasonable cost.

Also available are a lot of the current showtime series like Tudors and Weeds. Tudors is a guilty pleasure that I got hooked on during a free marathon weekend, and now I might watch more episodes because it is available.

My father however was deeply disappointed when he discovered after getting his streaming capable blu-ray that the service isn't available in Puerto Rico (sigh, sometimes we count as being in the US and sometimes we don't). He still is happy with the service, but would love to have access to streaming.
Other complete series you can view on demand that I just found

Farscape
Earth 2
Sliders
Tripping the Rift
Red Dwarf
Currently enjoying The Rat Patrol on Netflix via Wii!
We're watching Weeds on the Wii -- and I'm occasionally watching an old Dr. Who or MST3K episode, too!
I discussed this very subject here.
Rob Staeger said:
We're watching Weeds on the Wii --

Would that be Wiids, then?
Good timing on these comments. As a cost saving measure, I have been considering dropping DirectTV and going with Netflix. There would be an initial investment in an HDTV and a blue ray player with Netflix streaming capability, but they would pay for themselves in less than a year, going from $65.00 per month satellite charge to 9.00 Netflix fee.
Sounds like a plan...

doc photo said:
Good timing on these comments. As a cost saving measure, I have been considering dropping DirectTV and going with Netflix. There would be an initial investment in an HDTV and a blue ray player with Netflix streaming capability, but they would pay for themselves in less than a year, going from $65.00 per month satellite charge to 9.00 Netflix fee.
Survival of the Dead just went instant on Netflix this week. I don't think it's out on DVD or BluRay yet.
Cavalier said:
Rob Staeger said:
We're watching Weeds on the Wii --

Would that be Wiids, then?

Oui. er, I mean, Ouii.
We watched the pilot of Seaquest last night. I had a lot of fun with it. I was in college at the time and only saw sporadic episodes.

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